See Bianchi's Carlo Matteucci e l'Italia del suo tempo (Rome, 1874).
Among works of a more or less descriptive nature (based on actual travels), the following list includes all the standard works dated before 1855 :-Le Alpi the cingono l'Italia (1845); J.
E l'Italia de' suoi tempi (Milan, 1887); E.
Penne, Per l'Italia Africana.
In the meantime he began to attack the political action of the Vatican, and in his Il Moderno Dissidio tra la Chiesa e l'Italia 1878) he advocated an understanding between the church and state.